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Duration 16 min
Distance 7.8 miles
Average price £13
Frequency 2/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Cardiff and Caerphilly Castle takes 16 min and the fastest train takes 14 min. The train runs at least 2 times per hour from Cardiff to Caerphilly Castle. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Cardiff Queen Street
  2. Caerphilly Castle
24 min
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£11 - £16

Cardiff to Caerphilly Castle train times

Trains run every 30 minutes between Cardiff and Caerphilly Castle. The earliest departure is at 11:53 in the morning, and the last departure from Cardiff is at 22:29 which arrives into Caerphilly Castle at 22:45. All services run direct with no transfers required, and take on average 16 min. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Cardiff Queen Street and arriving at Caerphilly. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 16 min.

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The distance between Cardiff and Caerphilly Castle is 7 miles. The road distance is 7.8 miles.

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Cardiff to Caerphilly Castle train services, operated by Transport for Wales, depart from Cardiff Queen Street station.

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Cardiff to Caerphilly Castle train services, operated by Transport for Wales, arrive at Caerphilly station.

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There are 157+ hotels available in Caerphilly Castle. Prices start at £75 per night.

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What companies run services between Cardiff and Caerphilly Castle?

Transport for Wales operates a train from Cardiff Queen Street to Caerphilly every 30 minutes. Tickets cost £11 - £16 and the journey takes 16 min.
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